Lewis Hamilton became the first F1 driver to win 92 races

Lewis Hamilton wins 92 races

After winning the Portuguese Grand Prix on 25th October 2020 Lewis Hamilton became the first formula-one driver to win 92 races. He broke the record of Michael Schumacher who won 91 races in his career.

On becoming the first racer to win 92 races, Hamilton said

“I owe it to the team for their tremendous work. They are continuously innovating and pushing. No one is sitting back on success. That’s the most incredible thing to be surrounded by; it inspires you. There’s nothing quite like it.”

Michael Schumacher, the legendary F1 driver won 91 races in his career. He drove for Ferrari from 1996 to his retirement in 2006. The German driver made a comeback in 2010 with Mercedes F1 team. He told that it was his long term desire to drive for Mercedes which he finally did.

Lewis Hamilton started his career with McLaren in 2007 and finished on the podium in his debut race. Hamilton demonstrated his skills throughout the championship and finished the World Driver’s championship as runner-up by just one point. This extraordinary performance by Hamilton in his first-ever championship bagged him a multi-million-pound contract from McLaren to stay with the team till 2012.

Hamilton is currently racing for Mercedes-AMG F1 team. He has won six World titles till now. In the current season of 2020, He is leading the tally with 256 points followed by Valtteri Bottas with 179 points.

Schumacher Vs Lewis Hamilton

Michael SchumacherLewis Hamilton
Start Races306262
Pole position6897
Fastest Laps7752
Championship titles76
Career Points15663687

The British driver is 35 years old now and surely will have many fruitful years ahead till he finally call the day off.

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